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Welcome to Horrifying History where you are about to hear about the unexplained, paranormal, and supernatural happenings that has stained the pages of history.

September 14, 2020

Episode 33 - Royal Mental Illness, Madness, and Abnormalities

References to mental illness and disabilities can be found throughout history.  In current times, people see the connection between mental health and overall well-being, but it wasn’t always this way.  In fact, many individuals of disability were abused, or believed to be possessed, a witch, or that their condition was payback from god.  

Now imagine if you were in a well known family.  Imagine if you were royalty…with ultimate power up for grabs.


Welcome to Episode 33…Royal Mental Illness, Madness, and Abnormalities.


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